Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Discount Dining
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  • Contact
    • The Dining Club Group Ltd, Birkby Grange, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD2 2XB

About The Dining Club Group

The Dining Club are the world’s largest dining club scheme, comprising of the three leading dining discount card schemes in the UK and Ireland: tastecard, Gourmet Society and hi-life.

All three brands were initially launched to support restaurants by encouraging people to dine out more often, and to help members by making dining out more affordable. In times of economic uncertainty, this gives members an opportunity to save money without compromising on their lifestyles, while keeping the restaurants in business.

The Dining Club now has more than four million members, with more than 10,000 participating restaurants across their three brands. Dining Club members currently spend in excess of £600 million annually in participating restaurants.

Based in the centre of Manchester, the company continues to enrich the economy by offering companies a way of providing their employees and customers with engaging benefits and rewards, with very little administrative burden.

What is it like to work for The Dining Club Group

Having previously introduced traditional wellbeing benefits such as flexible working, healthy foods and discount gym memberships, this year the company has also run mindfulness workshops for all employees, and are currently in the process of scheduling weekly yoga sessions for staff
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The company monitors and works to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill by recycling paper and plastic waste. They also work with a number of charities, providing volunteers from their staff to help with fundraising events.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
The Dining Club have a ‘shout about’ section in their monthly newsletter and ask all employees across the company to put forward colleagues’ names for recognition and appreciation. These are printed for all to see, and managers endeavour to follow these up with further praise.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

Company Statistics

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  • Male : Female:

    42% / 58%

Regional Engagement

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